This paper extends the analysis of fragile states documented in Chapter 2 of the October 2014 Regional Economic Outlook. The work on this paper was overseen by David Robinson. Margaret Attey and Felicite Adjahouinou provided valuable administrative assistance. The authors thank Celine Allard, Serpil Bouza, Punam Chuhan-Pole, David Dunn, Richard Erlebach Chris Lane, Jules Leichter, Nicolas Million, Paul Mathieu, Aiko Mineshima, Montfort Mlachila, Rafael Portillo, Marc Quintyn, Antoinette M. Sayeh, Abe Selassie, Abdelhak Senhadji, Wasima Rahman-Garrett, Michael Tharkur, and Yorbol Yakhshilikov for valuable comments and suggestions.
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Building Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa’s Fragile States / Enrique Gelbard … [et al.]. – Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, 2015.
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1. Fragile states – Africa, Sub-Saharan. 2. Africa, Sub-Saharan – Economic policy. I. Gelbard, Enrique. II. International Monetary Fund. III. International Monetary Fund. African Department.
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